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Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
ride. thousands line the streets of los angeles as the space shuttle "endeavour" moves to its retirement home. it's a 2-day, 12-mile trip, costing $10 million. we're live this morning, showing you what it takes to move a spacecraft when it's here on earth. >>> the bridal bandit. caught on tape. police are looking for a woman accused of ripping off a wedding gown worth 5 grand. and wait until you see who she has with her at the time. >>> and love lessons. taylor swift talks about relationships past and present, in her most candid interview yet. what does she think of john mayer? and did she really kidnap a kennedy? the country darling opens up. >>> do you want to repeat that on-air, dan, what you just said? >> i'm getting abused here. >> this is my jam is what dan harris just said. >> even news anchors get a little emo at times, people. >>> we do have some actual news. with three days until the next presidential debate, team obama is enlisting celebrity help this morning. what role will bruce springsteen and morgan freeman play? >>> meanwhile, team romney attacking the presiden
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
los angeles mr. obama will be joined by bill clinton at a fund-raiser. and the president continues to shatter records. he's nearly doubled the number of fund-raisers george bush held and has dwarfed his other predecessors. it's paid off. last month a new fund-raising record, $181 million in just 30 days. a total of 835 million breaking his own record of four years ago. mitt romney has raised at least $548 million and here's what's remarkable, if both men had stayed in what's known as the public financing system in which they can't take huge donations but then get matching federal funds, they could have only each spent $135 million. that means the president has really raised six times what he would have been allowed if he had stayed in the public financing system. now, mitt romney is going to continue today to try and flip florida into his column. he has another appearance in port st. lucie later on today. >> astonishing number, david, thank you. >>> we'll turn to the political showdown not between presidential candidates, but rather cable tv heavyweights and in one corner "the daily s
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Oct 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
world, christening crooks is a big responsibility. steve may of the los angeles fbi office. >> it gets old. trust me. >> reporter: in august, david wright spoke to may when he was on the trail of the plain jane bandit. >> no disguise. average-looking. is that uncommon? >> on some robberies, she didn't wear a hat or glasses. >> reporter: what's in a name? according to may it could be any numbers of things. some get named for the way they dress, like the dapper bandit. or the cyclops bandit with his visual handicap. others come from accounts like the irreconcilable differences bandit, who blamed his spree on a messy divorce. he did not give his nickname a stellar review. >> one of the first things he said, the name, hated it. it was horrible. he was disappointed. >> i hear that the sweaty back bandit didn't like his name, either. >> let's hope that guy doesn't get writer's block. >>> coming up on the broadcast, the latest on the superstorm. live reports from the front lines, as the monster marches up the east coast this morning. >>> plus, a warning for all parents. the bouncey house
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
morning. take a look at this. all of this gas here at this station in los angeles, well above $5 a gallon which shows you just how valuable the stuff is these days. one pair of thievers here in california stole so much gas they have enough to make more than four-round trips between los angeles and new york city. the brazen thieves hit this shell station near sacramento four times in three days. managing to steal $4,500 worth of gasoline. >> i don't know, if it will cover that money or not. >> reporter: in all, they took off with more than 1100 gallons of precious gas. here's how police say they did it. at 1:30 in the morning. a man in blake pickup pulled up to the station. somehow, he managed to disable the meter and pump 300 gallons of gas straight into the truck. police believe the thieves came back the next day and drove off with hundreds more gallons. then, they came back again, a day later. this time, during store hours to steal even more. >> it actually was brought to the attention of the owner because he was short on his tallies for his amount of gas. >> reporter: this as sk
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
to go to the locker room. for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> cannot wait for that. >>> can't wait for the weather. sam champion. >> it's true. when we shut down 44th street for beyonce's concert here at "good morning america," it was one of the best shows i've ever seen. we have lots to talk about. imagine driving down the highway and seeing this. what does that? a very strong wind. utah highway patrol sent us that picture. all the way into wyoming 117-mile-per-hour wind gusts. and it shifts towards the east. billings, rapid city, kansas city, oklahoma city, to dallas, all getting strong wind gusts. here's where the strong storms will line up. there's one zone around memphis, outside of memphis to jackson, that could see a tornado or two pop up in this zone. these are strong storms to keep an eye on. >> good morning, washington. a few clouds are making for a beautiful sunrise this morning. of a chilly start s as temperatures 40's in the district a lot of 30's everywhere else. our highs today will make it the 60's as we go into the afternoon. will be b
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
. that could include flooding rains or tornadoes in that area. take a look at los angeles, 101. that's a record if you get there. san diego, 94, that would be a record by a degree as well. still the big heat in northern california. that big fire danger continues. >> good morning. jeras. orologist jacqui y start here this especially northwest district. only have .3 of a mile in frederick and martinsburg. and slow down this morning. s to the the 40' west. 50's on the map. reagan national manassas. clouds ast for today, showers rease, a few possible late. >> all of america's weather coming up in the next half hour, everybody. >> all right. thanks so much, sam. >>> and coming up on "gma," a bizarre murder for hire plot. a teacher allegedly calling a hit man to call another teacher. we have the explosive reporting. >>> plus, a jaw-dropping look at a boeing 727 crashing on purpose. >>> and taylor swift, she talks to us about her relationship with the kennedys. let's say you want to get ahead in your career. how do you get from here... to here? at university of phoenix we're moving ca
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
4,000 sales each second. outside los angeles, walmart associates greg and charlene fletcher say they want better play, health benefits for part-time employees. and most importantly, they want walmart to stop pushing out workers who threaten to unionize. >> they're so out of touch with their associates, they don't realize how many associates are unhappy. >> reporter: we talked with company managers, hurt and offended. telling us these are great jobs. that most of their 1.4 million workers are very happy. and that a few are threatening to walk. >> we think there's a few associates that have some concerns. but they don't represent the views of the 1.3 million associates we have in the united states. >> reporter: but if it were possible, to shut walmart down on black friday, experts say it would be devastating. potentially, a $312 million hit on friday alone. >> for walmart to lose its most profitable day of the year, it would be devastating on black friday. and continue to be devastating on the days and possibly years ahead. >> reporter: which would, of course, be great news for target
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Oct 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
injured when a town car crashed in los angeles. none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. police said that the driver thought he was in reverse when he accelerated instead. >>> san francisco giants are one win away from winning the world series. the giants scored early runs last night and that's all they would need. the giants go for the sweep and for their second title in three years tonight. >>> as a native san francisco, i wouldn't mind seeing the giants win the world series. >>> let's go back out to sam champion with look at the nation's weather. >>> good morning, everybody. the extreme team is out. ginger is down the coastline. in case you're now just waking up, the storm is on track, sandy, to continue to move up the coastline. lit make that left-hand turn monday into tuesday being a bad storm from those areas shaded in red up the coastline, i would include this not to be a coastal situation but inland. lot of power outages and flooding expected. the shot of cold air, come numbers like this, frost and freeze warnings on you are out in a lot of places. little rock, 2
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Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
innings that game went. >>> and finally well you maybe wouldn't expect anything else on the streets of los angeles, the space shuttle "endeavour" is late. the space shuttle is reaching the california science center this morning hours after it was supposed to arrive. crews experienced long delays navigating trees and utility poles. the museum is spending about 2 million bucks to replace 400 trees they had to remove along the route. but so far no scratches to the shuttle even though it's come inches from buildings and trees along the route. but it's l.a., so it's running late in traffic. >>> i got to say you're keeping >> i respect how you're holding it together. your emotions under wraps after staying up late at the yankees game. >> that was tough. i'm going to be at the game again today, though. there's always tomorrow in baseball. we're gonna win. and jake is, too. >> and jake is too. >>> all right, we're going to turn now to politics. the countdown to the next heavyweight battle between president obama and mitt romney. both men are in intense training for tuesday's second debate, and wit
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Oct 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> and for more on this case, we're going to bring in our legal team, nancy grace from atlanta who will be covering the story on her hnl show "nancy grace." and here in new york, "gma's" legal analyst, dan abrams. good morning to you both. nancy, i'd like to start with you. there's lots of circumstantial evidence as this case lays out. how strong does the case seem? >> i have three names that summarize the case. they are walmart, pawnshops and palm's casino. listen, everybody knows the degree of the surveillance at walmart. and here you have this firefighter, a west point grad, i might add, hanging out with a homeless guy. and they go on several shopping sprees. they're all caught on video. and, dan abrams, you know the sophistication used at walmart to catch shoplifters. nasa could get tips from them. then, at a pawnshop. he pays another friend, 200 bucks, to pawn the wife's wedding band and ring. and of course, they go cash in her chips at the palm's casino. even more security cameras. it's a video game for a j
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
aggression. it works. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> we will have much more on the actual dancing on "dancing with the stars" when sherri shepherd joins us in our last hour, with a look at last night's sizzling competition. >>> time, now, for a look at the weather. and sam, who i know was watching. >> i thought it was a good night last night. >> i did, too. >> i can't wait for sherri shepherd. i cannot wait for sherri shepherd to walk through those doors. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to talk about this morning. we'll start with a live shot out of philly. how about a little bit of cloudiness. a little bit of mist and drizzle. a little bit of cool temperatures. that runs all the way to new york city. boston into portland, as well. a slow-moving low. is it going to rain all day? it's going to rain off and on all day, with the showers and cooler temperatures. 61 in new york. 58 in boston. portland, not a nice forecast for the northeast and mid-atlantic. here's where the great temperatures are. l.a. at 76. phoenix
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
, cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >>> now, the big surprise for next year's oscars. seth macfarlane, who created "the family guy" cartoon has been cast as the host. chris connelly has more on this out-of-the box pick. >> oh, the mic's over there. this is what happens when you don't come to rehearsal. >> reporter: he will now. unlike at the emmys because seth mcfarlane will be hosting the academy awards. >> this should be huge news to you. >> of course, it's wonderful news. but the fact you're getting almost brand-new bathing suits is also good news. >> reporter: the oscar's white tie way back when, a guy like macfarlane might not have gotten tickets to the show. >> i love you, katie. >> i love you, too, tom. oh, my god. i'm free. >> reporter: macfarlane's face may not be so familiar. but a writer, animator and character voice, macfarlane has been raising historical laughter, ever since fox put "family guy" on the air in 1989. >> look at my fanny. >> reporter: this summer, macfarlane led "ted" to box office success. that got him a well-deserved hosting spot on "snl." ♪ i
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
former manager, set to testify today in los angeles. it is all part of the explosive legal battle that could reveal spears' family secrets. abc's rob nelson has our story. >> reporter: sam lufti, who became britney's manager and confidant, is expected to take the stand today. and owl of tinseltown's eyes are on him, as he tries to get the share of the earnings he says he's due. >> he has the burden of proof here. >> reporter: joel boxer told the court lufti was, quote, unqualified to manage a superstar. boxer claims that lufti tried to take advantage of a very vulnerable britney spears. an attorney for lufti says his client was trying to save the singer from her own behavior. he was made a scapegoat for the erratic behavior of britney spears. she looked to use amphetamines, and up uppers. her disjointed performance at the video music awards in 2008, caused whispers in the music industry. her bizarre changes in her appearance. in 2010, lufti defended britney's behavior. >> i think she was expressing her independence and freedom. she's awesome. >> reporter: but photos of her strikin
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
have no way of reuniting them with their rightful owner. that's why los angeles police are encouraging owners to unengrave the suv v.i.n. number on the bottom of the seats. >> it's something that's simple. >> reporter: something as inexpensive as a bike lock will slow crooks down. a good investment because replacing a third seat at a dealership can cost up to $4,000. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >>> here's a shocker. the games with the hanging claw. the one that your kids will spend 10 bucks to win a 50 cent prize. it turns out they are rigged. can you believe it? nick watt has the new evidence. >> reporter: as a life long player, this news hit me like a ton of lead. the claw is not a game of skill. the arcade owners fix it so the claw is too weak to win, 11 out of 12 grabs. stand aside, brian ross. i'll take this one. santa monica peer, and that's my partner, milo. my little boy. this is kiddie gambling. >> we have more. >> reporter: we do. 11 times out of 12, that claw is as limp as a frenchman's handshake. like taking candy from babies. >> i
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
plane in los angeles wearing a bullet-proof vest, fire-resistant pants. his luggage packed with a smoke grenade, a gas mask and an arsenal of weapons fit for a horror movie. he's refusing to talk this morning. >>> the heartbroken parents of the 10-year-old who vanished on her way to school, speak out for the first time, as fbi agents swoop in on jessica ridgeway's home. dogs scouring the backyard for new clues to her disappearance. >>> developing now. a prostitution scandal rocking the famous new england town of kennebunk. a 29-year-old zumba finance instructor is charged, and found with a trove of video tapes. everyone there is bracing as police prepare to release her client list. >>> 50 cents, please. >> good grief. >> he's a good man, that charlie brown. so popular, he's headed back to the big screen with snoopy, lucy, linus and all his pals. why everyone's on their feet for "peanuts" right now. ♪ >>> and good morning, everyone. it may be raining outside. but that music puts you in such a great mood, doesn't it? >> it does. >> it brings you back. >> it sure does. great to hav
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Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
people were injured when a town car crashed into a park car in los angeles sending both of them plunging 20 feet off an elevated parking lot. none of the injuries is considered life-threatening. police say the driver thought he was in reverse when he accelerated instead. >>> and finally, the san francisco giants are just one win away from winning the world series. the giants scored two early runs last night. that's all they would need shutting down the tigers of detroit for the second straight time, not shutting them out, but the giants go for a sweep and their second title in three years tonight. and as professionals we strive for objectivity, neutrality in our news, but as a native san franciscan, i wouldn't mind seeing the giants win. >> wouldn't mind? come on. putting it mildly. >> a smile on your face. thanks, ron. >>> let's go back out to sam champion with a look at the nation's weather. sam? >> hey, good morning, bianna, dan. good morning, ron. everybody, the extreme team is out. ginger is a couple hundred miles down the coastline so let's get you your weather. in case yo
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Oct 20, 2012 7:00am PDT
to 65 monday. los angeles drops into the 60s as we go into the week, as well. >> this weather report was brought to you by citibank. >>> ginger does not only the weather this morning. but she also hangs around with celebrities, including valerie bertinelli. >> so exciting. i really have always wanted to meet her. the star who, of course, is "hot in cleveland." has now put together a cookbook "one dish at a time." playing off the name of the classic sitcom that made her famous. thank you for being here. we have to start with you looking absolutely fantastic. >> okay, fine. thank you very much. >> a very public weight loss. we have pictures of you in a bathing suit. we can't not show this in television. >> right. >> you look wonderful. >> thank you. >> i was reading through the cookbook, and this isn't a diet book. >> no. there are foods that are healthier choices than others. but that's not how i lead my life any longer. it's not all about diet and saying you can't have something. as long as you don't overindulge in some of these recipes, you're fine. >> aside from love. and that's wh
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Oct 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
really important. >> reporter: "good morning america," i'm cameron mathison in los angeles. >> "and cloud atlas" opened nationwide on friday. now to sam. >> yeah, we're taking pictures. taking pictures with the crowd. still, the most amazing piece of artwork i've ever seen. show the other side of it. not one side is good enough, both sides. that's fantastic. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to show you. as you head outside your doors, we'll start with fairhope, alaska, beautiful shot -- no, that's alabama. i know sam, our weather producer is actually in alabama. that's one of our favorite drives from mobile up to birmingham. beautiful drive. port angeles, washington. sacramento, portland, medford, all in line to get one to two inches of rain solid. a little elevation on this rain, you'll pull down two to three inches of rain. it's six to 12 inches of snow at higher elevations. duluth a >> for the next couple of days. all that weather is brought to you by jcpenney. oh, amy? >> hi, sam. i can barely hear you, but i think you just threw to me. thank you. the
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
couple ones. if only because this was me once upon time in los angeles. you get your $6 tickets and sit in the left field palladium at dodger stadium. look at this guy. he catches the ball. bobby crosby, superfan, out there, pulling them in. it's terrific, while he's holding the camera. >> shooting. >> that's making me dizzy. >> very sickening. >> let's move on to the next one. it's called the bouquet pass. the finish to a high school game. watch, yeah, they were attempting, an extra point. instead, they go for two. the guy threw it blindly over his head and it worked. >> i didn't see that. >> do not do that at home. >> we would do that in the front yard. >> it always works because half of the kids are playing in the dirt. and you're walking off to the pinto and the fire hydrant. >>> there's a couple no longer with us on "dancing with the stars." it's all in the break. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. i just wish i could keep it this way. [ male announcer ] now you can. with the crest
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
cecilia vega is at the pumps at a gas station in los angeles to explain how they're doing it. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good morning. take a look at this. all of this gas here at this station in los angeles, well above $5 a gallon which shows you just how much this stuff is worth right now. one pair of thieves here in california stole so much gas they had enough gas to make the trip back and forth between los angeles and new york four times. the brazen thieves hit this shell station near sacramento four times in three days. managing to steal $4,500 worth of gasoline. >> i don't know if we can recover that money or not. but at least, those people should go to jail. >> reporter: in all, they took off with more than 1100 gallons of precious gas. here's how police say they did it. at 1:30 in the morning, a man in a black pickup pulled up to the station. somehow, he managed to disable the meter and pump 300 gallons of gas straight into a tank in the back of the truck. police believe the thieves came back twice the next day and hundreds more gallons. then, they came bac
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Oct 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
southwest. we need to look at that because other people dealing with things here. 91 los angeles today. 82 san diego. 89 palm springs. i'll leave you with the national outlook. >> we talk about some of the worst tomorrows in history, dan and i, pretty often. and i think this could become one. i'll have more coming up in the next half hour. for now, we get back to the studio. >> thank you, ginger. stay safe out there. >>> switching gears. something we've been thinking about here at the office. do you ever notice that when we cover stories about bank robbers the suspects always have interesting, sometimes creative names. >> i'm going to list some of my favorites. the balding bandit. the mid life crisis bandit. and i love this, the sweaty back bandit. it turns out, there's one guy behind all of this creativity. and we met him. almost every day, the fbi, police and banks are plastering another grainy surveillance picture and a catchy nickname all over billboards, wanted posters and tv screens. >> the wigout bandit. the so-called clubby bandit. >> looking for a man they call the trick or tr
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> cannot wait for that. >>> can't wait for the weather. sam champion. >> it's true. when we shut down 44th street for beyonce's concert here at "good morning america," it was one of the best shows i've ever seen. she really takes the stage. let's get to the boards. we have lots to talk about. imagine driving down the highway and seeing this. what does that? a very strong wind. utah highway patrol sent us that picture. all the way into wyoming 117-mile-per-hour wind gusts. from that area of low pressure and today, it shifts a bit to the east. billings, rapid city, kansas city, oklahoma city, to dallas, all getting strong wind gusts. up to about 80 miles per hour. here's where the strong storms will line up. there's one zone around memphis, outside of memphis to jackson, that could see a tornado or two pop up in this zone. these are strong storms to keep an eye on. >> in the next half hour, we'll talk northeastern chill. but it does warm up nicely as the day goes on. everybody? >> thank you, sam. >>> coming up on "gma," a mu
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
as 3m and dupont. >>> and a mess on the roads, in los angeles nine big rigs collided. one driver trapped for nearly three hours. it's going to take hours to clear the wreckage. >>> meanwhile, overnight polls are giving president obama in last night's presidential debate. the president highlighted accomplish the portrayed as commander in chief. while governor romney took a moderate approach accusing the president of leaving the military. >> we have fewer ships than 1916. well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets. >> i don't see our influencing growing around the world. i see our influence receding. >> the president is in florida and ohio. >>> two medical headlines this morning. first new guidelines testing for ser ser cervical cancer. women can wait five years to get pap tests and be screened for. hpv at the same time. >>> parents wondering whether organic fruits and vegetabling are better for kids. the american academy of pediatrics weighing in there's no evidence that organic produce is safer or more nutrition. >>> finally, a heart-stopping publicity stunt. take a l
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Oct 28, 2012 8:00am EDT
were injured when a town car crashed into a parked car, in los angeles. none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. police said that the driver thought he was in reverse when he accelerated instead. >>> and finally, san francisco giants are just one win away from winning the world series. the giants scored early runs last night and that's all they would need. shutting down the tigers of detroit for the second straight time. the giants go for the sweep and their second title in three years tonight. as professionals we strive for objectivit objectivity, but as a native san francisco ian, i wouldn't mind seeing the giants win the world series. am champion with look at the nation's weather. >>> good morning, everybody. the extreme team is out. ginger is down the coastline. let's get you your weather. in case you're now just waking up, the storm is on track, sandy, to continue to move up the coastline. frafrters expect it will make that left-hand turn monday into tuesday, being a bad storm, from those areas shaded in red up the coastline, i would include this not to be a coa
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
to the show. >> reporter: for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> sam, i heard you laughing over there. didn't know you were such a big "family guy" fan. >> i know it's crazy. i love the sound of stewie. >>> we're going to start with pictures out of a big, soaking rain system that's shuffling east. but it did its damage over nashville. more than four inches of rain and flooding pictures from krn nashville in the nashville area. we'll show you how most of the eastern seaboard has showers. but west of that is the dry line. pittsburgh, columbus, lexington, charleston. even asheville, north carolina. raleigh, you're in line for the storms. we know there's soaking rain involved in this. we've seen it. get prepared for what could be heavy downpours. to the west, slightly cooler temperatures. we have 95 in l.a. yesterday. 105 in burbank. we know the heat will be there, a little less. san francisco was 90 yesterday. you're 85 today. >> a lot of weather to talk about this morning. snow in montana. snow in new hampshire. big chill coming later this week. >> no. >
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
news, los angeles. >>> it is time, now, for the weather. and sam champion. >> we're going to talk about the timing of these storms because they're not when you would normally expect them to be on the eastern seaboard. look at the red zone. and find out if you're in the middle of this. this is the system that sets up and storms all night long. raleigh, norfolk, washington, d.c. myrtle beach, and charleston, south carolina, will get powerful thunderstorms on the overnight. this is what happens in the northwest. see that front right there? today, it's not a big deal for you. tomorrow and the next day, that front drops towards california, call it, maybe toward the bay area. that means we're wet and rainy late tonight into the day tomorrow. but today, you'll carve out a decent day. a look at the big board. you can see it's warm in the >> america's weather, brought to you by macy's. george? elizabeth? >> thank you, sam. >>> here's a question. are you a honey boo boo fan? or you wonder what all of the fuss is about? we're going to look at the redneck revolution taking over reality tv. >>
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am PDT
. that's why los angeles police are encouraging owners to engrave their suv's v.i.n. number on the bottom of the seats. >> it's something that's simple. with a little bit of time and effort, people can protect themselves. >> reporter: something as inexpensive as a bike lock will slow crooks down. a good investment because replacing a stolen third seat at a dealership can cost up to $4,000. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> hmm, that is a strange one. >>> here's a shocker. the arcade games with a hanging claw. the one that your kids will spend ten bucks to win a 50-cent prize. but it always seems to slip away. it turns out they are rigged. can you believe it? >> no! >> abc's nick watt has the new evidence. >> reporter: as a lifelong player, this news hit me like a ton of lead. the claw is not a game of skill. the arcade owners fix it so the claw is too weak to win, 11 out of 12 grabs. ♪ stand aside, brian ross. i'll handle this one. stan mon -- santa monica pier. 3:00. and that's my partner, milo, my little boy. this is kiddie gambling. >> we have more.
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
of that public meltdown are being revealed this week in a los angeles courtroom. >> i can't answer that question. >> reporter: sam lufti claims he's the pop star's former manager and is suing britney's parents for defamation, libel and breach of contract. >> during the course of this, all sorts of nastiness is coming out. allegations of drug use. allegations of psychological issues. >> reporter: in court wednesday, lufti claimed britney's parents were out of control, too. testifying that the superstar's father once chased him around the kitchen, punched him and threatened his life after an argument about britney's condition. the spears deny this. and lufti broke down on the witness stand, saying he contemplated suicide, after britney's mom wrote a book accusing him of hiding britney's cell phone. lufti claimed that's untrue. and tearfully said, after the book came out, there was a huge spike in death threats. there were people wishing i was dead. lufti also testified that that famous head-shaving incident was to prevent britney's hair follicles from being tested for drugs during he
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
inoperable brain cancer and cited that as a possible reason for his suicide. the los angeles coroner's report on mr. scott's death listed no evidence of brain cancer. abc news has retracted that august 20th story, extending a former apology to mr. scott's family and friends. >>> and even though more women are graduating college than men these days, a study finds that today women are still getting paid less in the working world. among recent college grads the average full-time working woman earns just 82% of what men earn. experts say women typically lower lower-paying occupations. but a disparity exists between men and women working in the same field. >>> when we used to misbehavior as children. maybe we got a timeout. maybe we were sent to our rooms out supper. but in social media, it's a lot more fun to punish your kids. you can humiliate them online. case in point. parents from wisconsin posted this picture. it is going viral after posting it on their young daughter's facebook page. they did it, and i have to say, allegedly, to punisher for being fresh. the jury's still out on wheth
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
gas is so scarce. and abc's abbie boudreau is in los angeles latest on this story this morning. good morning, abbie. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. look at the sign behind me. almost $6 a gallon. even costco had to shut down some of its pumps yesterday. and drivers are getting fed up. sticker shock at gas stations across california. >> gas is killing us. absolutely killing us. >> reporter: at this station thursday, an outrageous $5.69 for a gallon of regular unleaded. and $5.99 for a gallon of premium. >> i thought they were pretty high. i didn't actually look. oh, shoot. yesterday, it was like $4-something, right? >> reporter: yeah. recent refinery fires in california and pipeline problems are driving prices through the roof. and causing california reserves to hit a ten-year low. so, some gas stations were forced to shut down their pumps. here and across the country, gas is pumping up the highest prices ever for this time of year. the national average is up to $3.78. but in many states, prices are topping $4 a gallon. in washington state, $4.03. in new york and connecti
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
drugs. >> reporter: the pop superstar has not attended the los angeles trial. instead, focusing on her life with her two boys and her continued comeback as judge on "the x factor." just last night tweeting that she'll appear on "the tonight show," with jay leno on monday. please try to behavior yourself for once, simon. she is also a cover girl again, smiling from the cover of "lucky" magazine's december issue. >> to come from a place where we feared for her life, to become one of the highest paid stars in the whole entertainment industry right now. she's truly a role model for turning your life around. >> nothing like having all of your dirty laundry aired in a public forum like that. >>> you know how hard it is to get kids to eat their greens. look at one woman who has never grown out of it. she's only eaten three things her whole life. not a single fruit or vegetable on the list. linsey davis has the story. >> what's this stuff? >> some cereal. >> reporter: these guys never thought they would get finicky mikey to like life cereal. >> he likes it. hey, mikey. >> reporter: and childre
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
"good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >>> we're bringing in brooke shields to talk about this. you've been in the spotlight, since you were 11 months old. >> i was a model as a baby. this is a problem that's not for everybody. not for people just in the public eye. those of us in the public eye are under constant scrutiny. i've maintained the idea of being healthy rather than being skinny. but there's such extremes. when i'm ten pounds heavier, i look younger because my face fills out. >> we all of us have girls. what do you say to your little girls? >> i said, as long as you're healthy, i want you to eat well. and don't compare yourself to anybody. we're all unique. we're all like snowflakes. >> don't compare yourself to anybody, even though we're wearing the exact color. >> this was the memo of the day. >> i think it's fabulous they're doing this is out because it's across the board. and i think the celebration of who you are at your best, is what -- whether it's not fat and skinny. it's who you are at your healthiest. >> this is a new trend we're seeing, wom
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